This post comes to you under the “anything else that strikes my fancy” part of my blog mission.
Every year, we go to Oshkosh with a group of friends called the Metro Warbirds, and over the years, I’ve learned a few things.
- You have to be able to take a joke.
- Sometimes, you need to fly with your flaps down.
- When using the porta-potty, leave your phone in the tent, wear shoes, and don’t look down.
- The difference between a good air mattress and a bad air mattress can be as small as a pinhole.
- If you want a cold one, you have to go deep.
- Never underestimate the importance of sunscreen.
- Or bug spray.
- Or a hat.
- To fit in, pitch in.
- The most beautiful angels are blue.
- Glow sticks aren’t just for kids.
- A diamond formation has nothing to do with jewelry or geology.
- The clock of life is wound but once. Make every minute count.
- Life is good. Except when you’re sharing a cold drink with friends under the wing of an airplane. Then, it’s great.
Feel free to comment with what you’ve learned at Oshkosh. For inspiration, here’s a picture of an evening at camp.